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Pork Escalopes with Spiced Apricots  HT    MC    25mins

Serves 4      Hot   Pork  Fruit   Spices  Main Course   Dairy  Gluten Wheat Free   Eggless  


675g/1 ˝ lb Pork Fillet

1 teasp Freshly Ground Cloves

Salt and Black Pepper

8 Fresh Apricots, stoned and quartered

4 Whole Cloves

8 tbsp Water

4 teasp Honey



1. Slice the pork into 12mm/˝ inch slices and lay the slices between sheets of greaseproof paper. Beat with a rolling pin to flatten. Sprinkle with the ground cloves, salt and pepper.


2. Heat a large oiled frying pan or griddle until very hot. Cook the pork in

batches for about 1 -2 minutes each side until tender; transfer to a warmed dish, cover and keep warm while cooking the sauce.


3. Add the apricots and whole cloves to the pan and cook, shaking the pan, for 2-3 minutes until they are slightly singed. Add the water and honey, scraping up the sediment and continue to cook until the apricots are softened but still hold their shape, adding a little more water if needed.


4. To serve - top the meat with the apricots and pan juices. Serve hot.




Serving Suggestions :


Buttered Courgettes,   Sage and Garlic Mash





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Boil  - To bring a liquid to boiling temperature and to maintain it throughout the cooking time

Sauté  - The cooking of food in a small amount of fat, preferably in a single layer, until it browns and softens. It is important not to overfill the pan.


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